Touted as the world’s leader in river cruising, Viking pays extra attention to your every need in order to provide you with an unforgettable luxury river cruise experience.
What sets Viking River Cruises apart?
You’ll have everything you could have in a fine hotel – even a concierge service – at your fingertips, except, of course, you’ll be floating down the world’s most beautiful rivers. Watch the gorgeous scenery pass from your private veranda or picture window or take advantage of the spacious lounges and decks. The excellence continues with the staff. The directors you’ll find for your programs and shore excursions are dedicated to making your experience the best it can be. They’re actually knowledgeable locals from the destinations you’ll be visiting, and they’re trained to pay attention to every detail. And get this: Viking is so confident in its service, hospitality, and efficiency that they have a 100% money back GUARANTEE. Seriously? That’s unheard of in the cruise world.
The excursions are second to none. You have the opportunity to customize your tours to suit your needs. Have in depth guided tours with an awesome audio system, opt to just see the major highlights of the city, or branch out on your own. Hanging out with the locals and getting first-hand knowledge of your surroundings is a special experience that you won’t regret. And, you’ll never be stuck doing something you don’t want to do (that’s never fun) because you’ll get a detailed itinerary the night before with your tour options.
Once back onboard, the cultural experiences keep coming. The Viking Cultural Curriculum makes sure you have access not only to experts and lecturers but also local speakers. Take a lesson in Tai Chi. Get demonstrations of local arts and performers (glassblowing, anyone? How about Chinese acrobats?) or watch a local dance company take your breath away with traditional performances. The performances after nightfall are exquisite. Some of the world’s most talented performers gather in the moonlight on the deck as you sail peacefully along with friends and loved ones. *Sigh* How often do you get to experience something like that? Not very.
Food is always a highlight on Viking cruises. They use only the freshest local ingredients for their authentic dishes, and their lovely dining rooms are the perfect place to enjoy your dinner with others. The “Taste of…” experiences are always exciting, giving you an introduction to the local food of your destinations and allowing you to try an array of yummy dishes! You can even go with the head chef to the local markets for ingredients or attend a cooking class, so you can bring these yummy recipes home with you!
Bring back more than your recipes. Bring back memories you’ll be bragging about for years to come. Call us now for more info!